We invite you to listen to a complete 4-hour program from the 39-year run of Those Were The Days (1970—2009) hosted by Radio Hall of Famer Chuck Schaden. The encore programs that run on this page are exactly as first broadcast over the air. They contain vintage radio shows, special guests and commercials and messages as originally presented on WLTD, Evanston (May 2, 1970 thru July 31, 1975); on WNIB, Chicago (September 6, 1975 thru February 10, 2001) and on WDCB, DuPage County (February 3, 2001 thru June 27, 2009). Encores are selected by us and are available on demand 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. Program selections are added every week on Wednesday, 6 a.m. Central Time.
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RADIO TO ADDRESS CHRISTMAS CARDS BY
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, December 13, 1997
CHRISTMAS SPECIAL (12-25-48) Gene Autry hosts an all-star two-hour holiday special on CBS featuring Bing Crosby, Burns and Allen, Andrews Sisters, Eddie “Rochester” Anderson, Frank Nelson, Mitchell Boys Choir, Bob Sweeney and Hal March, Dan Dailey, Hedda Hopper, Dorothy Shay, Pat Buttram, and Lionel Barrymore appearing as Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.”
COUPLE NEXT DOOR (12-25-48) Opening presents on Christmas morning.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (12-15-46) After addressing Christmas cards, Jack goes to a rehearsal, then to the department store to exchange the shoelaces he bought last week.